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New Harmony is a town in Posey County, in the Evansville metro area.

The community was named for Harmony, PA.

The latitude of New Harmony is 38.129N. The longitude is -87.935W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 381 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 892.


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Median household income
Local
$28,182
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our New Harmony demographic reports
New Harmony is on the Wabash River.
Established as a cooperative community by the Rappites, a sect that believed in celibacy and strict obedience to their leader, German native George Rapp. The group moved here from Pennsylvania in 1815.
Local festivals include:
  • German Kunstfest - Sept. 15-16, 2007
  • Wabash Heritage Paddle Fest - Aug. 4, 2007
Dates often change. Check New Harmony web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Harmonie State Park
New Harmony attractions: Labyrinth
Historic sites and museums: New Harmony State Historic Site

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Sections below provide additional information and links about New Harmony demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Posey County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Evansville-Henderson area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47631 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of New Harmony residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the New Harmony ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in New Harmony was $17,349, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of New Harmony residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in New Harmony include New Harmony Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in New Harmony, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $310.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $766.


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Libraries in New Harmony include New Harmony Workingmen's Institute ... View libraries

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Posey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our New Harmony political report.

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The average commute time for New Harmony workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in New Harmony include New Harmony Inn.

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